Friday, July 18, 2008

Montana win for Charman
Report from NZ Herald, Friday July 18, 2008

Janet Charman has won the 2008 Montana New Zealand Book Awards poetry category and $5000 for her collection Cold Snack, (AUP).
The announcement is made today on Montana Poetry Day.

There were 26 books submitted in the poetry category this year, up from 19 in 2007.
Cold Snack will be judged alongside the winner of the fiction category for the ultimate prize, the Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry, with the winner being announced on July 21.

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